Advanced Shopify Export: How to Export Shopify Orders to Excel

- Our extensions, Shopify

In this article, we continue our exploration of the Shopify Microsoft Excel integration. This time, you will learn the nuances of the Shopify Excel export.  When it comes to the various file types, Shopify’s preferences are rather limited: CSV or CSV. You are restricted to this format and its modification. But what if your data updates are stored in the XLSX format? Fortunately, our Import & Export Tool for Shopify introduces a more streamlined solution. In addition to the default CSV imports and exports, it also supports a variety of other file formats, including XLSX. Below, you will discover how to export Shopify orders to Excel. We describe this transfer since it illustrates the integration opportunities associated with our module. But let us delve into the nuanced disparities between CSV and XLSX first. For further information on how to enhance your e-commerce routine, follow our Shopify Cookbook. So, how do you export XLSX from Shopify? Let’s find out! Continue Reading

Advanced Shopify Import: Shopify Microsoft Excel Integration

- Our extensions, Shopify

Today, we continue our journey to the realm of file formats. This article sheds light on the Shopify Microsoft Excel integration in general and its import side in particular (you can find the export guide here: Shopify Excel Export). As we’ve already mentioned earlier, Shopify is quite restricted when it comes to file formats used for import and export processes. If you need to import XLSX files, a third-party solution is required, such as the Firebear Import & Export Tool. This app supports not only CSV imports and exports but also a bunch of other file formats, including XLSX. In this guide, you will learn how to connect Shopify to Excel by adding products from an Excel sheet to Shopify. But first, we’d like to describe the difficulties of the default Shopify Excel import comparing this process to a more advanced and automated procedure. For further information on how to improve your e-commerce routine, follow our Shopify Cookbook which stands ready with a trove of valuable insights.  Continue Reading

Mastering XLSX Exports in Shopware 6: A Comprehensive Tutorial

- Our extensions, Shopware

Do you find yourself confined to exporting data from Shopware 6 in just CSV format? What if you need to provide XLSX files to your partners? The traditional route involves converting CSV to XLSX, which can be a bit of a headache. But hold on, there’s a smarter way to streamline this process and export your data in XLSX directly from Shopware 6. In this guide, we’ll navigate through the exciting world of XLSX exports, unlocking the potential of your Shopware 6 data without the conversion hassle. You will need to install the Firebear Improved Import, Export & Mass Actions for Shopware 6 to attain the desired functionality. But before we dive in, let’s explore the intriguing contrasts between CSV and XLSX. And if you’re hungry for more insights, don’t forget to explore our treasure trove of tips in the Shopware 6 Cookbook, and don’t miss our Shopware 6 XLSX import guide. Continue Reading

How to Export XLSX Files From BigCommerce

- BigCommerce, Our extensions

BigCommerce Import: products, customers, orders

When it comes to choosing export file formats, you might experience limitations associated with BigCommerce’s preference for CSV files. If you and your partners prefer this file standard, it won’t take much effort to complete your export procedure. But what if your partner specifically requires updates in XLSX format? The only conventional method BigCommerce offers involves converting these files from CSV to XLSX after exporting, which can be quite frustrating. Fortunately, there’s a more efficient way to update your partner’s system without the need for this conversion, associated with the Firebear Import & Export Tool for BigCommerce. This application offers full support for XLSX files in both import and export operations. In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of exporting XLSX files from BigCommerce. But before we dive into that, let’s take a moment to explore the distinctions between CSV and XLSX. And be sure to check out our BigCommerce Cookbook for additional helpful recommendations. Continue Reading

How to Import XLSX Files to BigCommerce

- BigCommerce, Our extensions

BigCommerce Import: products, customers, orders

BigCommerce is primarily tailored to work with CSV files for data import. But what if you receive an update in the form of an XLSX file? In such cases, the standard procedure involves converting it to CSV before initiating the import. However, there’s a more straightforward way to update your BigCommerce website without this conversion hassle. Allow us to introduce you to the Firebear Import & Export Tool for BigCommerce. This plugin offers full support for both importing and exporting XLSX files. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the import of XLSX files into BigCommerce. But before diving into that, let’s explore the differences between CSV and XLSX. And be sure to check out our BigCommerce Cookbook for additional handy tips and suggestions. Continue Reading

How to Import XLSX Files to Shopware 6

- Our extensions, Shopware

Shopware 6 uses CSV files to import data by default. But what if your update has been provided in the form of an XLSX file? You must first convert it to CSV and then run the import. There is, however, a more straightforward approach to updating your Shopware 6 website that does not require this conversion. Meet the Improved Import, Export, and Mass Actions app for Shopware 6. This plugin completely supports the import and export of XLSX files. The following tutorial will teach you how to import XLSX files to Shopware 6. But first, let’s look at what the difference between CSV and XLSX is. Also, don’t forget to go over our Shopware Cookbook for more helpful suggestions. Continue Reading

How to Import Excel (XLS & XLSX) and OpenOffice (ODS) Files to Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Excel import export

We’ve already described hundreds of data import cases related to Magento 2 and many more are left to be mentioned in our blog. This time, we return to the topic of importing file standards the Magento 2 doesn’t support. Unfortunately, the system works with CSV files only and it is not the only requirement you should follow to be able to transfer an update to your database. You also have to edit third-party data and columns to make the file suitable, but let’s return to the unsupported formats.   

If you have an Excel (XLS or XLSX) or ODS file with data that should be imported to Magento 2, you’ve come to the right place. Although Magento 2 doesn’t let you do that by default, there is a reliable alternative solution at your service. Meet the Improved Import & Export extension – a tool that offers the most user-friendly way of Magento 2 Excel and ODS files import.

In the following article, we shed light on what to do with XLSX, XLS, and ODS files if you want to move them to Magento 2 via the default data transfer tools. After that, you will find a guide on how to import Excel and ODS files to Magento 2 in a way more user-friendly manner. Continue Reading

How to export data from Magento 2 in XLS & XLSX formats

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 export CLI

The default import and export capabilities of Magento 2 are fairly limited. Depending on the platform’s editions, they vary a little bit but neither of the existing versions lets you work with XLS and XLSX files by default. However, you can implement the missing functionality with a few lines of code or a third-party solution. 

In the following article, we depict the background of XLSX and XLS files and try to figure out what’s wrong with Magento 2 regarding them. You will find the existing solution to the problem posted on StackExchange. Since it is quite complex and not suitable for most merchants, we also provide a more user-friendly way of exporting data from Magento 2 in XLS & XLSX formats.

Recently, we’ve come across a question by user00247 where they ask how to export data from Magento 2 in an XLS format. Another StackExchange user proposes a solution that is provided below. Since it is aimed at technical users only, we’ve decided to elaborate the provided answer with an alternative, shedding light on how to export data from Magento 2 in XLS & XLSX formats for non-technical users. You will discover the difference between the two approaches and pick the one that is more suitable for you.
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